Rapper XXXTentacion shot, killed in Miami

Posted at 1:55 PM, Jun 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-20 00:58:24-04

MIAMI, Fla. (KGTV) -- The rapper was shot Monday while reportedly shopping in South Florida has died, according to authorities. 

20-year-old XXXTentacion was reportedly shopping for motorcycles and, as he was leaving, someone ran up to his vehicle and shot him.

According to TMZ, the rapper was awaiting trial for domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend and is facing more than a dozen felony charges. Prosecutors also accused him of witness tampering.

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According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, the rapper was taken to the hospital where he later died. 

The rapper had a history in San Diego. XXXTentacion was performing at the Observatory North Park in 2017 when someone reportedly rushed onto the stage and punched him

Security at the venue then became involved in an altercation with at least 10 other people, including a 19-year-old who was stabbed. 

The violent night was said to have started with a feud between XXXTentacion and San Diego-based rapper Rob Stone.